Essential skills for unusual living
Our unique online courses offer deep and dynamic learning in underexplored disciplines—from lockpicking and experimental perfumery to reading gravestones and writing fairy tales. Designed and taught by subject-matter experts and experienced educators, Atlas Obscura Courses offer opportunities to explore niche topics and skills, in both live and on-demand formats. No matter which course or learning style you choose, you’re sure to emerge with new skills, knowledge, connections, and perspectives.
Learn on Your Schedule
Learn when you learn best! On-Demand Courses are available 24/7 for one year from purchase, so you can learn when you have the time.
Learn at Your Own Pace
Stop, pause, replay. Watch a full video or just a few minutes. Do whatever makes learning work best for you.
Guided by Expert Instructors
Our courses are designed by the instructors—subject-matter experts and experienced educators.
Participate in Community Forums
On-Demand doesn’t mean all alone! Compare notes, share inspiration, and boast your projects on our student community forums.
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Want More Learning?
Atlas Obscura Live Courses offer an exciting, interactive learning environment where you can actively engage, ask questions, and be part of the learning experience. New courses are starting all the time—enroll today!